Will Robinson-Smith reports:
For taprooms like Old Black Bear, the customer always comes first. So the idea of creating an extra burden for them at the register didn’t seem right.
“Just seemed like too much of a burden for them not to at least discuss it with somebody first to try and get our side of it,” Owner Todd Seaton said.
That burden was set to come in the form of a new requirement from the Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board proposed earlier this month following a new law passed earlier this year. The law allowed breweries and brew pubs to sell beer for off-site consumption.
The new rule would’ve required them to record the names, addresses, telephone numbers and birth dates for those looking to take beer off site for consumption.
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